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Book Review: Sound Rider Guide to Motorcycling through Western Washington

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A book review of The Sound Rider Guide to Motorcycling through Western Washington. The book outlines 27 paved rides along the Cascade Mountains and shores of the Puget Sound. The book provides good ride inspiration for local and visiting motorcyclists in the spoils of scenic splendor that is found in Western Washington State.

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Clean the Winter Blues Away with Original Bike Spirits

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A full product review of Original Bike Spirits Cycle Wash on an adventure bike ridden in the Pacific Northwest during winter. The product cut through a special kind of grim that was no badge of honor to have on a Suzuki V-Strom. The product worked as advertised. Click to read the full review.

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Best New Product Innovation of 2013

Announcing the best new motorcycle product innovation of 2013. The Aerostich crew have truly outdone themselves on this one. Take one über safe Aerostich Roadcrafter, shrink it to “mini-me” size, add magnetic tank holds and put a baby in it. Now you have the Aerostich Magnetic Baby Onsie.

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Product Review: Fly Racing Trekker Dual Sport Helmet

Full product review of the Fly Racing Trekker dual sport helmet. Spoiler alert: the Trekker helmet is the best bang for your buck for dual sport motorcycle helmets. Read the full review at BestScenicRoutes.com.

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Product Review: GIVI Airflow Windshield

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The GIVI Airflow AF260 is the best solution to the Suzuki V-Strom’s buffeting issues that I’ve found. It would be difficult to find a better solution. It is actually a combination of two windshields stacked together. Read the full review at BestScenicRoutes.com.

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Product Review: Giant Loop Great Basin Saddlebag

Hands down, the best solution that I have found for packing camping gear on a motorcycle is the Giant Loop Great Basin Saddlebag. These guys have it going on.

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Product Review: Hyper-Lite LED lights for motorcycles

As with most motorcycles, my bike has a small single brake light that only garners moderate attention. I want a light that Las Vegas would be proud of to get through the traffic and nail drivers behind me right in

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Product Review: AltRider Skid Plate and Crash Bars

A new player to the adventure motorcycle scene is AltRider LLC. The Seattle-based company makes precision engineered parts that are as rugged as the bikes they bolt to. In many ways they are more rugged than the bikes they bolt to.

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Mounting GPS to Suzuki V-Strom

The recent product review of the Garmin Nuvi 500-series GPS received many inquiries about how it was mounted to my motorcycle. This is how I mounted the Garmin Nuvi 500 to a Suzuki DL650 V-Strom. To start, I have a

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Product Review: Garmin Nuvi 500-series GPS

Is it worth a few extra dollars to ensure that products work as advertised and last through the rigors of motorcycling? Most of the time, I would answer with a resounding “yes,” Ease of use and the ability to withstand

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Product Review: Giant Loop Fandango Tank Bag

Motorcyclists have ridden off-road as long as they have pointed their wheels down paved roads. The term road should be used loosely to describe the rutted and muddy mess that riders took the early Harley Davidson and Indian motorcycles down.

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Product Review: Aerostich Warmbib

As a kid growing up in Northern Minnesota, I remember snowmobiling in temperatures far below zero degrees Fahrenheit. We never thought about how cold it was. We were too busy enjoying the ride. The winter months in the Pacific Northwest

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Product Review: Aerostich Roadcrafter One-Piece Riding Suit

The single best feature of the Roadcrafter one-piece is how quick and easy it is to put on and take off.

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Private Screening of “One Crazy Ride”

One Crazy Ride is what a motorcycle adventure should be. Exploration into the unknown for the sake of finding it.

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